Carter Merklinghaus

Graduated with Ph.D., June 2018.

Contact Information


B.A., Sociology, Western Washington University, 2014
M.A., Sociology, University of Washington, 2015
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Washington 2018
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Carter Merklinghaus (formerly Anderson) is a 2018 Ph.D. graduate from the University of Washington, where she also received her MA in Sociology in 2015. She completed her BA in Sociology-Social Studies from WWU in 2014. Carter teaches SOC 201: The Self, Emotions, and Society at UW

Carter is interested in military service and life course outcomes with a focus on gender and substance abuse. She focuses primarily on social-psychological theories and approaches in order to study the effects of military service on the lives of servicemembers, which is the subject of her current dissertation research.


Courses Taught

Additional Courses


SOC 304: Statistics for Sociologists @ Western Washington University

SOC102: Social Problems @ Boise State University


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